We are Ridgway Engineering Consultancy Ltd

We are a first-class provider of process, mechanical, electrical and ICA engineering services to UK based and overseas clients. Our team have been delivering complex, technical projects across the water, wastewater and heavy lifting sectors combined for over 40 years. Our ethos and commitment to these industries has helped expand our presence in domestic and overseas markets.

Project Management

REC can assist you with:

  • Design co-ordination; multi-discipline engineering co-ordination of the design phase to deliver and communicate an agreed and aligned design solution to all stakeholders thus facilitating successful construction and commissioning
  • Project / contract management; delivery of the project from design phase to completion including procurement, sub-contract administration, cost control and client liaison
  • CDM co-ordination; management and responsibility of the health and safety elements of construction projects including advising all parties of their duties under the CDM regulations and ensuring that health and safety is given the requisite consideration through all phases of the project
  • Technical due diligence


REC employs a number of electrical and ICA engineers with a wide range of experience within the water, waste water and lifting industries who can offer the following Electrical/ICA Design and Engineering services:

  • Feasibility and front end studies, site electrical infrastructure surveys and liaison with electricity supply authorities
  • LV/HV distribution system design
  • Conventional and intelligent motor control system design and electrical schematics
  • Instrumentation specification
  • Control Philosophy and Functional Design Specifications (FDS)
  • Electrical installation and equipment specifications
  • Acceptance testing - attendance at MCC Hardware and Software factory and site acceptance testing

Mechanical and Process

REC’s Mechanical and Process engineers have a wide range of experience within the food/beverage, water, waste water and municipal waste industries. This experience allows us to provide all aspects of mechanical and process design from the conceptual phase through to construction. Working closely together our mechanical and process engineers successfully deliver integrated, safe and cost efficient designs for our clients. Some of our main design services include: -


  • Asset condition surveys and site investigations
  • Feasibility and front end engineering design studies
  • Mechanical system (e.g. pumps, blowers etc.) design and specification
  • Mechanical equipment selection and specification
  • Detail design drawings using our team of experienced draughtsmen who are proficient in both 2D and 3D CAD platforms
  • Witness testing – attendance at pump performance tests, tank inspections etc
  • Contract engineering assistance, including equipment selection, tender analysis, subcontract technical administration and expediting


  • Conceptual and detailed process design studies including process simulations
  • Pilot trial studies
  • Calculations
  • Mass balance / process flow diagrams
  • Process and instrumentation diagram


REC is able to follow through its design projects to provide on-site construction, commissioning and operational support to ensure client projects are driven through to completion. Our experienced, professional and dedicated team is able to adapt to the changing environment and challenges that different sites often present, always meeting and often exceeding our client’s expectations. REC can assist you with:

  • Mechanical and electrical installation supervision and management
  • Expediting and equipment inspection and compliance checks
  • Management of site testing and commissioning
  • Plant optimisation
  • Operator training
  • Permit co-ordination
  • Minimisation of snagging/defects
  • Troubleshooting
  • Liaison with regulatory authorities
  • The production of all associated documentation and plans